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Residential Tenancies Act 2010 No 42
Current version for 7 July 2017 to date (accessed 18 August 2017 at 22:41)
Part 3 Division 2 Section 34
34   Acceptance of rent by landlord
(1)  A landlord must accept payment of unpaid rent by a tenant if:
(a)  the landlord has given a termination notice on the ground of failure to pay rent under the residential tenancy agreement, and
(b)  the tenant has not vacated the residential premises.
Maximum penalty: 10 penalty units.
 A residential tenancy agreement may generally not be terminated by the Tribunal, or possession of residential premises be recovered, on the ground of failure to pay rent if the tenant repays the rent or complies with an agreement to do so (see section 89).
(2)  This section is a term of every residential tenancy agreement.